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Bay of Bengal

Can China and India Coexist in Myanmar?

Giorgio Cafiero | Posted 04.23.2014 | Politics
Giorgio Cafiero

India views Myanmar's emerging political transformation as a strategic and ideological opening that offers New Delhi an opportunity to dilute Chinese influence while expanding India's strategic depth.

Phailin and Climate Change, Connecting the Dots

Chaitanya Kumar | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Chaitanya Kumar

Climate change is as much about politics as it is about science and to act on it would require political mobilization preceded by a greater public demand to acknowledge and act on this clear and present danger.

'If We Had Stayed Here, Everyone In The Village Would Be Dead'

AP | KAY JOHNSON | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

BEHRAMPUR, India — BEHRAMPUR, India (AP) — The Indian coast guard rescued 17 sailors on Monday whose cargo ship sank during Cyclone Phailin, o...

Tens Of Thousands Flee Homes Ahead Of Massive Cyclone

AP | Posted 10.25.2013 | World

BHUBANESHWAR, India -- BHUBANESHWAR, India (AP) — Officials ordered tens of thousands of coastal villagers to flee their homes Friday as a massive c...

Cyclone Mahasen Weakens As It Hits Bangladesh

AP | FARID HOSSAIN | Posted 07.16.2013 | World

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh — A once-fearsome cyclone that was threatening Bangladesh and Myanmar dissipated quickly, causing some deaths but largel...

Born to Explore : "Dude: Where's the Beach?"

Richard Wiese | Posted 06.09.2013 | Travel
Richard Wiese

As a surf instructor, he is considered prosperous and adventurous, for pursuing a profession that is rewarding both emotionally and financially. Unlike the oft-perceived image of a 'slacker surfer', in India surfing is genuinely considered a better life.

Indian Water Policies Unsettle Neighbors

John C.K. Daly | Posted 05.06.2012 | Green
John C.K. Daly

Indian dams and barrages increasingly concern Bangladesh, as its agriculture and environment is largely dependent on those rivers, especially the Ganges and the Brahmaputra.

New Moore Island DISAPPEARS Into The Sea

AP | NIRMALA GEORGE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NEW DELHI — For nearly 30 years, India and Bangladesh have argued over control of a tiny rock island in the Bay of Bengal. Now rising sea levels...